Michigan Man Tries to Board O'Hare Flight With Gun, says Police

The suepect was heading to Dallas

By Ivanna Hampton
|  Monday, Oct 25, 2010  |  Updated 8:00 AM CDT
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Michigan Man Tries to Board O'Hare Flight With Gun, says Police

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A Michigan man charged with attempting to fly with a weapon is sitting in a Chicago jail.

Francis Cook IV, 67, of Delton, Mich., is facing a felony charge on attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon, according to Chicago police.

Transportation Security Administration officials spotted the .380 semiautomatic handgun in Cook's luggage after an X-ray scan at O'Hare Saturday at 11:30am. The loaded gun had six rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber, Chicago Police Officer Darryl Baety told the Daily Herald.

Cook was heading to Dallas, said police.

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